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Taking the inside out with ext...

Summer is the season for external blinds, and the category…
ICL (SA)  “Side retention blind systems have been available for a number of years. Most, when combined with the appropriate fabric, allow you to ‘take the inside outside’, increasing living... READ MORE

Green report: packaging and pr...

WFA investigates how companies are dealing with the pandemic-led rise…
The rapid rise of the delivery economy sparked by Covid 19 has seen an escalation in the use of disposable single use plastics, a swing away from the trend of... READ MORE

Retail report: strong sales ag...

Melbourne’s protracted lockdown has only just come to an end,…
Restrictions and lockdowns have generally boosted sales in the window furnishings sector, with consumers maintaining focus and spending on the home front. And it seems where commercial challenges arose, particularly... READ MORE

Business + marketing for the &...

With homebound consumers focused on renos, the Coronavirus pandemic is…
Business coach and consultant Tony Cassar talked resistance-building, COVID 19-proof marketing strategies and more, with company leaders including:- Ron Gottlieb, Director, Ricky Richards. Graham Gibson, Blinds General Manager, Bartlett Blinds.Chris Parkinson,... READ MORE

Captured on video

From wholesale to retail, the new COVIS-19 era has forced…
BLINDWARE “Recently, in a bid to cling onto the last remaining slivers of sanity during Lockdown Mark 2 in Melbourne, we had a trampoline delivered. A big trampoline. The kind... READ MORE

Brave new world

In the realms of motorisation automation and connectivity, it seems…
ICL (SA)  “‘Z-wave, Zigbee, Bluetooth BLE, WiFi, Automation Bridge, Smart Hub, Smart Implant, Configuration Parameters’, all theses terms seem foreign at the moment but technology is changing rapidly and they... READ MORE

A smooth and systematic growth...

Boasting European standards in terms of design but designed for…
ZIPTRAK Ziptrak product releases from 2019 and 2020 include: the Ziptrak Streamline Pelmet with Insect Control; Ziptrak Small Side Spline and Ziptrak Standard Weather Strip (15mm), with the Ziptrak Extra... READ MORE

Awning screens update

As the summer months approach, wider widths, visibility versus privacy…
RICKY RICHARDS Ricky Richards is announcing the release of a new range in line with the rebranding of the Docril Garden range. “Bliss fabrics have been designed by Citel, the... READ MORE

A HOME RUN

Curtains have been drawing attention for some time, but COVID-19’s…
BASFORD BRANDS “When COVID-19 reached our shores and infection rates started climbing in March we were very uncertain of how the lockdowns would affect the industry,” says Michelle West, General... READ MORE

Locking down locally made

The Covid 19 crisis has reinforced the importance of Australian…
BLINDS BY PETER MEYER Managing Director Simon Meyer says the company’s commitment to Australian Made product has positioned it well to deal with the Covid 19 crisis. “Blinds by Peter... READ MORE
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